Doing Business in Lewiston, Maine

Lewiston’s municipal staff is prepared to assist your business every step of the way - whether you are considering making Lewiston the home of your new business or expanding your existing business.

We offer a strategic location, a hard-working and skilled labor force, diverse transportation options, a range of businesses and industries, excellent Pre-K-12 and post-secondary educational offerings, a robust fiber optic network, a rich heritage, and a full range of municipal services... these are just a few of the diverse reasons to locate, relocate, or expand in Lewiston. In addition, Lewiston is Maine’s second largest city and is the service center for Western and Central Maine. Leiwston is also within an hour’s drive of 50% of Maine’s population.

Our professional staff prides its ability to effectively facilitate development projects by working closely with applicants to ensure that their projects meet their vision, as well as comply with Lewiston’s Code of Ordinances. Ongoing communication and attention to detail often result in project approval at a single Planning Board meeting.

Contact our experienced staff at Lewiston’s Economic and Community Development Department to become part of our community’s ongoing renaissance.  Staff Directory